Lot 37
  • 37

AN ITALIAN GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED CARVED MALACHITE MODEL OF THE VENDÔME COLUMN, CIRCA 1830, ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCESCO SIBILIO, ROME

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 GBP
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Description

crowned with a later gilt-bronze statuette of Napoléon I "en redingote", on top of a dome in malachite with a gilt-bronze door and balustrade, the shaft of the column in malachite with spiralling finely carved low-reliefs, raised on a malachite base with minute carvings and decorated with gilt-bronze garlands and eagles, the door in gilt-bronze, on a black marble platform, the domed section reveneered 
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